Photography Tutorials

Understanding Bit depth

We have heard of the terms bit depth and resolution and even megapixels. Often people use them interchangeably. This is wrong as they although related to the effective resolution of the camera system, are different...

Depth of Field

Depth of field in photography is usually described as the amount of the frame that is in sharp focus. When we look at a scene with our naked eye almost everything appears sharp. But that...

Understanding Histograms

You have probably heard this quite a lot that the picture you have taken is over or under exposed. If you have just started out in digital photography, this is a sort of remark that...

The Myth about Megapixels

There is a very common myth when it comes to camera and there megapixel count. Most consumers believe that more the megapixel, better is the image. While some of it (megapixels) is of course necessary,...

Understanding ISO In Photography

In Photography, the sensitiveness of the sensor to light is known as ISO. Understanding ISO settings in Digital photography is very important. In order to understand this better think of walking from a bright lighted...

Lens hoods: Do they really work?

Hate them love them but they are quintessential and most often than not help save your camera from a nasty bump. When Canon feels that every L lens that they manufacture must be accompanied with...

Aperture in Photography

A Beginner’s Guide to Aperture in Photography There is nothing wrong with taking pictures with the camera on automatic, but if you really want to dive into photography, you will need to learn how to...